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2014 NABJ Election: Chapter 6
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CHAPTER 6

Introduction

Overview


Proposed NABJ Constitution
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6

Frequently Asked Questions

Constitutional 
Commission


Election Rules & Timeline

NABJ Constitution

NABJ Operating Procedures

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REFRESH. REPOSITION. REIMAGINE: A NEW NABJ CONSTITUTION

DEADLINE AND LANGUAGE UPDATES (Chapter 6)

 

The modifications in Chapter 6 represent a) changing the deadline to propose changes to the constitution so that they must be submitted in writing to the parliamentarian at least four (4) months – instead of six (6) months – prior to an annual national convention; b) conforming changes to reflect those made elsewhere in the amended constitution (for example, replacing “full” member with “professional” member”) and c) otherwise updating the current language.
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CHAPTER 6

 

Article I. Constitutional Amendments and Effective Date.

 

Section 1. Amendment Proposals. The board of directors or any professional member may propose amendments to this constitution.

 

Section 2. Process. The constitution may be amended as follows:

(a) Proposed changes to this constitution must be submitted in writing to the parliamentarian at least four (4) months prior to an annual national convention. At that time, the parliamentarian will convene and lead the constitution and bylaws committee to discuss or amend any proposed changes. The committee will forward any proposed amendment(s) to the board of directors with a recommendation. If approved by the board of directors, the committee, through the national office, will circulate the proposed amendment(s), to the national membership at least sixty (60) days prior to the next convention. The membership would be asked to approve the amendment(s) at such convention. Two-thirds of the total number of votes cast shall be required for an amendment to be adopted.

(b) Unless otherwise provided in this constitution, amendments become effective sixty (60) days following the adjournment of said annual national convention. The parliamentarian, assisted by the national office, must circulate any approved amendments to the board of directors and national membership within those sixty (60) days.

Section 3. Enactment. This constitution as amended shall take effect on Aug. 3, 2014, and shall supersede any prior NABJ constitution.

-- Do you have questions about the proposed NABJ constitution? Send an email to membership@nabj.org.

 

 

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